Place:Macomb, Michigan, United States

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Macomb County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 840,978, making it the third most populous county in the state. Of Michigan's five largest counties, Macomb experienced the most population growth (6.7%) between 2000 and 2010. The county seat is Mt. Clemens. Macomb County is part of the Detroit metropolitan area; the city of Detroit is located south of 8 Mile Road, the county's southern border. Macomb County contains 28 cities, townships and villages, including three of the top ten most populous municipalities in Michigan as of the 2010 census: Warren (#3), Sterling Heights (#4) and Clinton Township (#10). Most of this population is concentrated south of Hall Road (M-59), one of the county's main thoroughfares.

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Date Event Source
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1818 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1849 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 580
1820 898
1830 2,413
1840 9,716
1850 15,530
1860 22,843
1870 27,616
1880 31,627
1890 31,813
1900 33,244
1910 32,606
1920 38,103
1930 77,146
1940 107,638
1950 184,961
1960 405,804
1970 625,309
1980 694,600
1990 717,400

Note: The 1810 census was reported in terms of four Civil Districts of a single Wayne County: Michilimackinac, Detroit, Erie, and Huron. The 1810 population shown in the table for Mackinac County is that reported for Michilimackinac Civil District, for Macomb County that reported for Huron Civil District, for Monroe County that reported for Erie Civil District, and for Wayne County that reported for Detroit Civil District.

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